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15 radio signals from another galaxy startle scientists

15 radio signals from another galaxy startle scientists The dwarf galaxy from which the fast radio bursts originate is a barely visible green dot. A neutron star is the dense core of a dead star. This FRB defies the usual patterns for pulsar signals, the research team reported: Pulsars emit signals in a smooth fashion across many frequencies, which this one does not. [Full Article...]

Labour says it will oppose Brexit repeal bill over 'power grab' fears

Labour says it will oppose Brexit repeal bill over 'power grab' fears The slogan of the Leave campaign was about people taking back control and restoring powers to parliament. The Independent understands that if key amendments to the repeal bill fail in the Commons then the party will vote against the legislation next week - forcing the Prime Minister to rely on the support of the Democratic Unionist Party. [Full Article...]

Years After Katrina, Harvey Devastates Houston

Years After Katrina, Harvey Devastates Houston After all was said and done, a lot of them went nowhere and made Houston their new home. After police opened fire on black residents fleeing New Orleans's inundated Ninth Ward for shelter in white suburbs, some 100,000 of those refugees chose to stay put in their new sanctuary city. [Full Article...]

Lenovo K8 Plus FAQs, pros, cons, user queries and answers

Lenovo K8 Plus FAQs, pros, cons, user queries and answers The K8 Plus features an aluminum unibody design and a 5.5-inch Full HD display . Internally, the device is powered by the MediaTek MT6757 Helio P25 chipset . The K8 Plus will be available via Flipkart from 12PM, 7 September. On the other hand, the Lenovo K8 rocks a 5.2-inch HD IPS display boasting a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. [Full Article...]

Xiaomi MC3TB Gets Certified By TENAA, Is This The Redmi 5A?

Xiaomi MC3TB Gets Certified By TENAA, Is This The Redmi 5A? The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is an incredible piece of hardware under Rs. 10,000, the same goes with the Xiaomi Redmi 4 as well. Till now, the tech giant has partnered with Indian smartphone brands such as Micromax , Sharp and Lava for Android One . [Full Article...]

Facebook Offers Hundreds of Millions of Dollars for Music Rights

Facebook Offers Hundreds of Millions of Dollars for Music Rights However, YouTube is a formidable opponent, to say the least, if Facebook wants to steal the crown, they better prepare for a war. Facebook is offering a range of different options for discovering video content, including programmes and sections like Today's Spotlight, New This Week, Popular Now, What Friends Are Watching, Most Talked About, Suggested For You, and a special 10 Minutes Or ... [Full Article...]

KFC introduces face-recognition payment system

KFC introduces face-recognition payment system Since past year, KFC and KPRO in China have become separate entities from KFC in the United States and is now owned by Yum Holdings that wants to encourage younger generations back into its franchises. As of now, they are testing this service at KFC . Ant Financial - the most valuable fintech company in the world - is an affiliate of Alibaba and said that the facial recognition ... [Full Article...]

Major Cabinet, BJP rejig begins for 2019 polls

Major Cabinet, BJP rejig begins for 2019 polls In a late night development, Rudy met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and handed over his resignation. Finance and corporate affairs minister Arun Jaitley was given the additional charge of defence, while Smriti Irani got the additional portfolio of information and broadcasting. [Full Article...]

Evidence found for mid-sized black hole near center of Milky Way

Evidence found for mid-sized black hole near center of Milky Way If this new black hole is indeed fated to be pulled towards Sagittarius A*, then it will likely be followed by other smaller black holes, in turn becoming mid-sized black holes, in turned consumed by the vast, growing void at the heart of our galaxy. [Full Article...]

Facebook To Monetize WhatsApp Soon

Facebook To Monetize WhatsApp Soon Last week, WhatsApp had disclosed that it is testing verified business accounts with select number of businesses in a pilot program. WhatsApp said previous year it would eventually begin testing tools that could let users communicate with companies via secure messages, part of a broader overhaul to make the service more business friendly. [Full Article...]

Alligator shows up for dinner in Hurricane Harvey evacuee's house

Alligator shows up for dinner in Hurricane Harvey evacuee's house Lake Houston resident Brian Foster found the unwanted guest after enlisting the help of a clean-up crew to assess the flood damage in the wake of the devastating storm that has left tens of thousands homeless. They wrestled with the reptile before overpowering it and managing to strap its jaws shut. The gator was reportedly then delivered back to its natural habitat. [Full Article...]

Video of U.S. military's successful shoot down of medium-range ballistic missile

Video of U.S. military's successful shoot down of medium-range ballistic missile South Korean presidential spokesman Park Soo-hyun said in a press release, cited by the Yonhap news agency, the two leaders had "reached an agreement in principle to revise the "missile guideline". The test comes amid North Korea's ballistic missile tests and rising tensions between the U.S and the North. Pyongyang had earlier threatened to fire a salvo of Hwasong-12s toward Guam, which is home ... [Full Article...]

Kenya Supreme Court declares presidential election results invalid

Kenya Supreme Court declares presidential election results invalid Raila Odinga , who will now get another shot against Kenyatta in an election to be held within two months, said he had no faith in the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), and called for its members to be expelled from Kenya . [Full Article...]

WWII bomb causes two cities to be evacuated

WWII bomb causes two cities to be evacuated The evacuation area also includes Germany's central bank, where the country's gold reserves worth in the region of €59bn (£54bn) are stored. Thousands of residents in Frankfurt were forced to evacuate their homes early this morning ahead of the planned defusing of a huge Second World War bomb discovered on a building site in the city. [Full Article...]

Modi gives India its first full-time woman Defence Minister: Nirmala Sitharaman

Modi gives India its first full-time woman Defence Minister: Nirmala Sitharaman She took over the Defence Ministry from Arun Jaitley , who had the ministry as additional in-charge. Nirmala Sitharaman was on Sunday named the first independent woman Defence Minister of India. Following Manohar Parrikar's departure to take over as chief minister of Goa, Jaitley was also heading the Ministry of Defence. In a Twitter post, Bedi praised her and said, "Proud of her". [Full Article...]

Huawei debuts new Kirin 970 chip with advanced AI processing

Huawei debuts new Kirin 970 chip with advanced AI processing Earlier leaks about the upcoming Huawei Mate 10 were creating a lot of buzz on the internet, and now Huawei has confirmed a new news for the Huawei Mate 10 and the Mate 10 Pro. Compared to a phone with a quad-core Cortex-A73 CPU, the Kirin 970 will be able to deliver 25x the performance while consuming less power, Yu said. The iPhone 7 sorted 487 images in that time. [Full Article...]

Astronaut Peggy Whitson home after record-setting flight

Astronaut Peggy Whitson home after record-setting flight EDT Saturday (7:21 a.m. Kazakhstan time, Sunday, Sept. 3), southeast of the remote town of Dzhezkazgan in Kazakhstan. Whitson, who arrived in November with Expedition 50/51, filled that empty seat for the return flight after NASA and Russia's space agency Roscosmos agreed to extend her stay through Expedition 52. [Full Article...]

Apple's iPhone 8 set for September 12 debut

Apple's iPhone 8 set for September 12 debut The company has started inviting people for this event with a caption, let's meet at our place. Although we are still a couple weeks away, it has been confirmed through press invitations that the event will be held at the newly opened Apple Park. [Full Article...]

World's Scientists Alerted On Asteroid Florence

World's Scientists Alerted On Asteroid Florence How far away? Just the 4.4 million miles (18 Earth to Moon distances), although that's close enough for scientists to study it up close and it is expected to be an excellent target for ground-based radar observations. Though NASA did not live-stream the event, the space agency has several of its telescopes pointed at the asteroid. It is the closest encounter we have had with this asteroid sinc... [Full Article...]

Game of Thrones final season could be over two years away

This may mean the show takes a two year gap between seasons, with Bloys stating: "As shows get bigger and more complicated, I have to follow the producers" lead and let go of, "It'd be nice to have it every year'". Ahead of this week's epic season finale , one man was so desperate to avoid spoilers that he devised a scheme so malicious Cersei would be proud. [Full Article...]


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